PowerDVD 14 Unveiled
PowerDVD 14 is out. After thirteen iterations as one of the most popular ways to watch movies on our computer, Cyberlink is releasing a fourteenth. Most interesting is the inclusion of the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265) format, as this... Read More
What Blu-rays Do You Really Need To Own?
Publisher Jerry Del Colliano has been revamping his AV system to be more modest that it has been in the past. This posed the question to him: what Blu-rays do you really need to own? Here are his conclusions. Read More
Writer's Favorite A/V Demo Material By Home Theater Review
Everyone has their favorite demos, pieces of music or scenes from movies that really show off what their system can do. Our reviewers are no different. Here are their current favorites. Read More
Joe Satriani Concert Film First to Feature 3D and 7.1 Surround Sound
Joe Satriani has a new concert film coming to movie theaters as well as Blu-ray. The concert film is in 3D, but what makes it truly unique is the Dolby 7.1 surround sound mix featured in the film. Read More
JVC Joins Blu-ray Patent Collective
JVC Kenwood has made move to help the company play a part in the innovation and the future of Blu-ray Disc technology, by joining a Blu-ray technology patent pool know as One-Blue. Read More
X-Men: First Class Comes to Blu-ray
X-Men: First Class sets the stage for the other movies in the franchise with style and very well executed action, directed by Matthew Vaughn and starring James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender Read More
Star Wars Blu-ray App Released
Star Wars is coming to Blu-ray. In September. But to hold fans over until then, Lucasfilm has come up with an App that will give fans an advance look at the Blu-ray before it comes out. Read More
Even Facing Doom Borders Missed The Boat on AV Software Value
You might think that in the middle of a "store chain closing - gigantic discounts" sale that it would be easy to move something as desirable as Blu-ray discs. You might think that, but you'd be wrong, at least in the case of how Borders handled the discs in the chain's final days. Read More
Blu-ray Replication in Jeopardy?
Supply and demand for Blu-ray discs may be hitting a novel problem, according to Home Media Magazine. It seems that the distributors' need to manufacture discs may overwhelm their physical capacity to do so by the end of 2011. Read More
Is Blu-ray Better Than Streaming or Pay-Per-View For Your Hard Earned Home Video Budget?
Depressingly enough for those of us who value artistry in both our hardware and our software, market forces are often dictated by those who want things that come quickly and easily, even if these things are not as good as products that may call for a little more time and effort. Read More
Movie Studios Are Thinking Of Asking Consumers What Blu-ray To Put Out Next
Rather than mass-producing Blu-ray discs for every theatrical film title released, whether the film hits, gets a cult following or outright bombs, there is now some thought being given to trying to gauge how a disc will sell via presales or early commitments before copies are made. Read More